(Toronto, ON) For the eighth consecutive year, Bennett Jones LLP one of Canada's premier business law firms, is named among the “50 Best Employers in Canada” in the 2010 study conducted by international consulting firm Hewitt Associates and the Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine. The list released on December 30, 2009 ranks Bennett Jones as one of the top employers in Canada – 4th position overall out of 99 eligible organizations. It is the fourth consecutive year Bennett Jones has been listed in the top four employers.
Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones states, "this is a remarkable honour for the firm and a testament to the exceptional commitment of all of our people to our clients and to each other."
Daryl Refvik, the firm's National Human Resources Director, also states that the people and culture are what truly differentiate Bennett Jones. "Many places can speak about great work culture, but our people live it and demonstrate it every day by sharing and instilling values that have helped make Bennett Jones one of the top law firms in Canada and one of the best places to work."
About the Best Employers List
Unlike other workplace studies currently published in the marketplace, the “50 Best Employers in Canada” is the only national study where employees determine the best places to work in Canada. The 2010 study collected information from over 108,000 employees and over 1,200 leadership team executives across 106 organizations.
About Bennett Jones LLP
Bennett Jones is home to 913 lawyers and staff in four offices across Canada – Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Ottawa's. Our firm is founded and focused on principles of professional excellence, integrity, respect and independent thought. Our firm's leadership position is reflected in the law we practise, the groundbreaking work we do, the client relationships we have and the quality of our people.
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